|Daddy-Long-Legs - Webster, Jean, 1876-1916|
Book from Project Gutenberg: Daddy-Long-Legs Category: Audio Book, human-read
Downloads: 3,063 (1 review)
|Vera - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by Greg W. Vera (1921) by Elizabeth von Arnim is a black comedy based on her disastrous second marriage to Earl Russell: a mordant analysis of the romantic delusions through which wives acquiesce in husbands' tyrannies. In outline the story of this utterly unromantic novel anticipates DuMaurier's Rebecca. Naive Lucy Entwhistle is swept into marriage by widower, Everard Wemyss...
Keywords: llibrivox; audiobooks; fiction; marriage; black comedy
Downloads: 5,171 (1 review)
|Esther Waters - George Moore|
LibriVox recording of Esther Waters by George Moore, read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed by Karen Merline and Tricia G, coordinated by Miss Stav and Bridget Gaige, and produced by Karen Merline. "She stood on the platform watching the receding train. A few bushes hid the curve of the line; the white vapour rose above them, evaporating in the pale evening. A moment more and the last carriage would pass out of sight...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; fiction; novel; England
Downloads: 8,035 (1 review)
|The Tragic Bride - Francis Brett Young|
LibriVox recording of The Tragic Bride, by Francis Brett Young. Read by Roger Melin. The story centers on Gabrielle Hewish, only and lonely child of Sir Jocelyn Hewish, a loveable lush and owner of the peaceful Roscarna estate nestled in the Irish countryside. In due course, young Gabrielle falls in love with a Navy man whose untimely demise sends her into a depression, and the consequences of which alter her future, culminating in a fascinating and quite unpredictable relationship with Mrs...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; marriage; troubled youth; Ireland
Downloads: 9,687 (1 review)
|At The Sign of The Jack O'Lantern - Myrtle Reed|
LibriVox recording of At The Sign of the Jack O'Lantern, by Myrtle Read. Read by Daryl Wor This begins with an odd inheritance at the end of a honeymoon, both parties being inexperienced. Then someone comes to visit, then another, until we've got a chaotic bedlam of New England's tragically off the wall odd-ball relations. Our protagonists may not communicate efficiently at first but at least they've got a sense of humours...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; Humour
Downloads: 1,699 (1 review)
|Probable Sons - Amy le Feuvre|
LibriVox recording of Probable Sons, by Amy le Feuvre. Read by Laura Caldwell. Little Milly is left an orphan after the death of her mother and sent to live with her bachelor uncle, who has no use for children, especially of the female variety. As the days go by, his heart warms to his endearing niece who wants all probable sons to come home, including her very own probable uncle. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Christian fiction; prodigal son; orphans
Downloads: 4,948 (1 review)
|The Fighting Shepherdess - Caroline Lockhart|
LibriVox recording of The Fighting Shepherdess, by Caroline Lockhart A classic style western written by one of the first female western writers. Caroline Lockhart was a rancher, writer and possibly the first woman to go over Glacier National Parks Swiftcurrent Pass. (Summary by Dawn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Audiobook; LibriVox; Fiction; Western; Woman writer
Downloads: 3,845 (1 review)
|The Lamplighter - Maria Susanna Cummins|
LibriVox recording of The Lamplighter, by Maria Susanna Cummins. Read by Bridget Gaige. Gertrude began life as an abused child in the care of Nan Grant, a cold and cruel woman. The only human character who was kind to her was the lamplighter, Truman Flint. When Nan, in one of her tantrums, threw Gertrude away from her house, he took her into his care. A few unforgettable people taught Gertrude everything that a young lady has to know...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance
Downloads: 9,376 (1 review)
|Cloudy Jewel - Grace Livingston Hill|
LibriVox recording of Cloudy Jewel, by Grace Livingston Hill. Read by volunteer readers. Julia Cloud, the oldest--and most responsible--child of her family, helped raise her four siblings due to their mother's long-time illness and father's death. After faithfully nursing two ill brothers (who died), she then cared for her invalid mother for many years. When Julia's mother passes on, her only surviving sibling Ellen fully expects--and nearly demands--that her spinster sister come live with her f...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; religion; youth; Christian Endeavor; Christianity
Downloads: 14,557 (1 review)
|Santa Claus's Partner - Thomas Nelson Page|
LibriVox recording of Santa Claus's Partner, by Thomas Nelson Page. Livingstone has reached a pinnacle in his life. He is finally worth 7 figures, yet his bottom line requires that he cut back on charities this year at Christmas time. Business is business, after all. But success makes him surly and his accomplishment soon feels anti-climatic. Regrets plague him. Can he rediscover the joy of life with the help of Santa Claus's Partner? (Summary by Carolyn Frances) For further information, includi...
Keywords: christmas; x-mas; santa; christ; free; audio; books; pd; librivox; santa; page; helper; partner; fiction
Downloads: 12,950 (1 review)
|The House of Arden - Edith Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The House of Arden, by Edith Nesbit This novel describes how Edred and Elfrida Arden and their Aunt Edith embark on a treasure hunt through time - for the famous Arden family treasure. With help from the magical creature Mouldiwarp, they find a whole lot of excitement and adventure. They need to discover the missing fortune before Edred's tenth birthday - or it will never be theirs...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audio Books; Children; Adventure
Downloads: 6,977 (1 review)
|The Fortunate Youth - William John Locke|
LibriVox recording of The Fortunate Youth, by William John Locke. "Paul is a poor boy who grew up in London, in the household of his mother and stepfather. His journey to greatness is the subject of our story. But his desired success comes at a very high price." (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; England; poverty
Downloads: 1,067 (1 review)
|The Little Colonel - Annie Fellows Johnston|
This is a LibriVox audiobook read by Maria Therese. The scene of this story is laid in Kentucky. Its heroine is a small girl, who is known as the Little Colonel, on account of her fancied resemblance to an old-school Southern gentleman, whose fine estate and old family are famous in the region. (Introduction taken from original book.) Librivox project page: The Little Colonel M4B format available
Keywords: audiobook; children's story; kids story; farm life
Downloads: 5,152 (1 review)
|The Counterpane Fairy - Katherine Pyle|
LibriVox recording of The Counterpane Fairy, by Katherine Pyle. Read by Lee Elliott. A little boy, recuperating from a lengthy illness, is entertained by visits from the Counterpane Fairy, who treats him to stories associated with each of the squares in the counterpane (quilt) on his sickbed. She has him concentrate on one of the squares until it turns into something like a doorway into the story. Once inside the story, he becomes its lead character until it fades out as if he's awakening from a...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; fairies; fantasy
Downloads: 16,113 (1 review)
|The Hawk of Egypt - Joan Conquest|
LibriVox recording of The Hawk of Egypt by Joan Conquest. Read by Sibella Denton. A tragic love triangle between a beautiful English girl, an English gentleman, and a half-English, half-Egyptian plays out among the ruins and under the desert stars of 1920s era Egypt. The saga ends, as all love triangles must, in tragedy upon the desert sands. (Summary by Sibella Denton) M4B audiobook of complete book For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit Librivox.org
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance
Downloads: 9,349 (1 review)
|Colonel Quaritch, V.C.: A Tale of Country Life - H. Rider Haggard|
Librivox recording of Colonel Quaritch, V.C.: A Tale of Country Life by H. Rider Haggard read by Esther. This is not your typical H. Rider Haggard adventure book yet it is full of mystery and intrigue including a coerced marriage, bigotry, adultery, murder and a buried treasure! This is the tale of an ancient family’s struggles to survive, one woman’s selflessness and another’s evil schemes; Two Gentlemen, two scoundrels and one very underestimated, loyal servant...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; romance; intrigue; treasure
Downloads: 18,626 (1 review)
|Theo - Frances Hodgson Burnett|
Librivox recording of Theo by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. It's described as "A SPRIGHTLY LOVE STORY" and it is written by F. H. Burnett, "one of the most charming among American writers!" (Summary by Project Gutenberg and Elli) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; Fanny Burnett
Downloads: 7,823 (1 review)
|And So They Were Married - Florence Morse Kingsley|
LibriVox recording of And So They Were Married, by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read by Michele Eaton. This is the story of Elizabeth North, a young woman who becomes engaged and with the aid of a social climbing friend begins to plan her wedding beyond what she can afford. Her friend Evelyn Tripp convinces Elizabeth that she “simply can’t afford” not to live a fashionable and expensive lifestyle...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; kingsley; florence morse kingsley; married; elizabeth north
Downloads: 11,240 (1 review)
|The Golden Silence - C.N and A.M. Williamson|
LibriVox recording of The Golden Silence, by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson. Trying to get away from an engagement he had got himself into more or less against his will, Stephen Knight travels to Algiers to visit his old friend Nevill. On the Journey there he meets the charming and beautiful Victoria. She is on her way to Algiers to search for her sister, who had disappeared years ago after marrying an Arab nobleman...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; desert; africa; kidnapping
Downloads: 3,379 (1 review)
|The Enchanted Barn - Grace Livingston Hill|
LibriVox recording of The Enchanted Barn, by Grace Livingston Hill. Read by Gail Mattern. The Hollisters, a bright, spirited, wholesome family, are compelled to move into the country. After many efforts to secure a home, Shirley, eldest of the Hollisters, contrives a way out by renting a magnificent old stone barn at a ridiculously low price, transforming it into a house. The owner of the barn is not an ordinary landlord, as you will see, for he is a young man with fine ideals, and he is not con...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; family
Downloads: 23,107 (1 review)
|The Honor of the Big Snows - James Oliver Curwood|
LibriVox recording of The Honor of the Big Snows, by James Oliver Curwood. Read by Roger Melin. What unseen force may have brought young Jan Thoreau and his music from out of the barren lands into the remote camp of Lac Bain, forever changing the lives of those few who lived there? What brought him to the home of John and Melisse Cummins as the latter lay on her death bed? Moreover, what was the great sorrow and overpowering sadness which permeated the life of the young man in the months and yea...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance; honor; Canada; Curwood
Downloads: 9,268 (1 review)
|The Pink Fairy Book - Andrew Lang|
LibriVox recording of The Pink Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang. Read by Elliott Miller. All people in the world tell nursery tales to their children, and the stories are apt to be like each other everywhere. A child who has read the Blue and Red and Yellow Fairy Books will find some old friends with new faces in the Pink Fairy Book. Courage, youth, beauty, kindness, have many trials, but they always win the battle; while witches, giants, unfriendly cruel people, are on the losing hand...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fairy tales; andrew lang
Downloads: 14,601 (1 review)
|The Trawler - James Brendan Connolly|
LibriVox recording of The Trawler, by James Brendan Connolly. Read by Roger Melin The Trawler is a short story revolving around the trying life of a group of bank fishermen based in Gloucester. Skipper Hugh Glynn worked his men hard; some said too hard, and Arthur Snow was one who had paid the ultimate price.Arthur's close friend Simon Kippen decided he'd ask to take the place of his fallen friend aboard Hugh Glynn's vessel as a dory mate, and from there we have a tale of the open seas between G...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobook; Fisherman; Sea Story; Canadian
Downloads: 3,480 (1 review)
|Alexander's Bridge - Willa Sibert Cather|
A LibriVox recording of Alexander's Bridge by Willa Sibert Cather Read by Eva and Lucy Burgoyne. Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges going through what's known today (but not in 1912) as a mid-life crisis. Although married to his wife Winifred, Bartley resumes his acquaintance with a former lover, Hilda Burgoyne, in London. The affair proves to gnaw at Bartley's sense of propriety and honor...
Keywords: audiobook; romance; mid-life
Downloads: 25,791 (1 review)
|Ruth Hall - Fanny Fern|
LibriVox recording of Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern. Read by Deborah Knight. This is a COMPELLING semi-autobiography of a woman who experienced severe highs and lows! Starting many things at a very young age in life & experiencing incredible happiness! Only all too soon to find herself in extreme opposite situations. This book shows some of the true heartlessness that some human beings can display, as well as some family...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Fanny Fern; Sarah Payson Willis; Ruth Hall
Downloads: 4,972 (1 review)
|The Stillwater Tragedy - Thomas Bailey Aldrich|
Librivox recording of The Stillwater Tragedy by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Read by J. M. Smallheer. Thomas Bailey Aldrich was an American poet, novelist and editor. Of his many books of poetry and fiction, he may be best known for his semi-autobiographical novel, The Story of a Bad Boy and his collection of short stories, Majorie Daw and Other People. The Stillwater Tragedy which was first published in 1880 is set in a small New England manufacturing town whose tranquility is disturbed first by the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction; New England
Downloads: 13,522 (2 reviews)
|Free Air - Sinclair Lewis|
LibriVox recording of Free Air, by Sinclair Lewis. Read by Hollis Hanover. This road trip novel is set in the early twentieth century and follows the experiences of an aristocratic New Englander and her father as they travel by automobile from Minneapolis to Seattle. She is wooed and won by a noble but simple commoner she meets along the way. Lewis is at his usual wryly humorous self, poking fun at the upper class and treating the common people only slightly better...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; adventure; travel; comedy; car; automobile trip
Downloads: 21,373 (2 reviews)
|The Mystery at Number Six - Augusta Huiell Seaman|
LibriVox recording of The Mystery at Number Six, by Augusta Huill Seaman A mysterious girl, a mysterious pool, and a mysterious businessman combine to send two Florida teens to adventureland in this pre-Nancy Drew tale for young people(Summary by Sibella). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; mystery
Downloads: 20,433 (2 reviews)
|The Hidden Hand - E.D.E.N. Southworth.|
LibriVox recording of The Hidden Hand by E.D.E.N. Southworth. Read by Bridget "If you will listen to this book, you will meet a cast of unforgettable characters, as different from one another as the sun and moon. But they have one thing in common - all of them hide many, many secrets. The plot of this book is full of twists which may leave you guessing until the end. Bridget's lively reading adds much to the joy of listening to this book." (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, includ...
Keywords: hidden; hand; fiction; southworth; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 15,778 (2 reviews)
|The Guilty River - Wilkie Collins|
LibriVox recording of The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins. After his father’s death Gerard Roylake returns from Germany to take up his inheritance at Trimley Deen. On one evening he meets his childhood friend, Cristel Toller. They fall in love, but there is a crux. A deaf man, called The Lodger is obsessed with Cristel. He invites Gerard to tea with evil intentions… and Gerard accepts the invitation...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction; novels; Victorian
Downloads: 5,812 (2 reviews)
|Lavender and Old Lace - Myrtle Reed|
LibriVox recording of Lavender and Old Lace, by Myrtle Reed. Read by Bridget "Jane Hathaway and her niece, Ruth Thorne, have never met. Jane invites Ruth for a visit, but leaves before Ruth comes. Ruth agrees to come to Jane for quiet and rest. When Ruth arrives, the maid gives her a letter from her aunt. In the letter, Aunt Jane does not tell Ruth anything about her trip abroad but insists that Ruth light an oil lamp in the attic each night...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance; myrtle reed
Downloads: 18,067 (2 reviews)
|Madame Midas - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of Madame Midas by Fergus Hume. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. Madame Midas is a murder mystery, In the early days of Australia, when the gold fever was at its height. Fergus Hume was born in England, the second son of Dr James Hume. At the age of three his father emigrated with his family to Dunedin, New Zealand. He was admitted to the New Zealand bar in 1885. Shortly after graduation he left for Melbourne, Australia where he obtained a post as a barristers' clerk...
Keywords: fiction; madam; midas; fergus; hume; mystery; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 9,793 (2 reviews)
|The Boarded Up House - Augusta Huiell Seaman|
LibriVox recording of THE BOARDED UP HOUSE, by AUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN. What is the secret of the old boarded up house? And what is the answer to the mystery of the long lost letter that is found in it? Best friends Joyce and Cynthia - along with their dog "Goliath", are determined to find out in this pre-Nancy Drew juvenile mystery for girls. Augusta Huiell Seaman was the author of over 40 historical fiction and mystery novels for older children...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; teen
Downloads: 4,787 (2 reviews)
|The Tiger of Mysore: A Story of the War with Tippoo Saib - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris During the Indian war with Tippoo Saib, 15 year old Dick Holland and his mother set out from England to find and rescue his father, shipwrecked 6 years earlier, and believed to be held prisoner by the 'Tiger of Mysore' (summary by annise) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this reco...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Young Adult; India; Adventure; War
Downloads: 14,064 (2 reviews)
|Futility, Or the Wreck of the Titan - Morgan Robertson|
Librivox recording of Futility, Or the Wreck of the Titan from Morgan Robertson. Read by Tom Weiss. This novel was published a full 14 years before the sinking of the Titanic, but listeners may be surprised at how many parallels this fictional tale has with subsequent true events. The Titan is the largest and most technologically advanced steamship of her time. She is considered unsinkable. Her full speed crossings of the Northern Lane Route carry her rich passengers in the highest standards of ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Robertson; Titanic; Titan
Downloads: 10,538 (2 reviews)
|The Mystery of Mary - Grace Livingston Hill|
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of Mary, by Grace Livingston Hill. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Handsome young Tryon Dunham has just returned home on the train from a business trip one evening when he's accosted by a beautiful young woman at the station. She's terrified that she's being followed and asks Dunham if she may walk with him away from the station. Her manner and appearance are those of a well-dressed and well-bred lady...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; romance; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 8,045 (2 reviews)
|The Treasure - Lagerlöf, Selma|
LibriVox recording of The Treasure, by Selma Lagerlöf. Read by Lars Rolander. Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Prize in Literature in 1909. She died in Vaermland in 1940. The Treasure (Herr Arnes penningar) is a fairly short Novel, both a Drama and a Ghost Story. Published in 1904 and the English translation in 1923...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; horror/ghost stories; tragedy; romance
Downloads: 6,731 (2 reviews)
|The Runaway Skyscraper - Murray Leinster|
LibriVox recording of The Runaway Skyscraper, by Murray Leinster. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Arthur Chamberlain has problems. His one-man engineering firm is faltering and his pretty secretary Estelle barely notices him. But these problems are put aside when his Manhattan office building falls into the fourth dimension. Madison Square is filled with wigwams and it’s up to Arthur to engineer a way to make his building to fall back to the future...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; leinster
Downloads: 8,565 (2 reviews)
|The Mystery of 31 New Inn - R. Austin Freeman|
Librivox recording of The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Jeffrey Blackmore suspiciously made two wills, both deceptively alike, but still, in a cunning way, completely different. John Thorndyke, equally cunning and smart, smells something fishy. With stylish cool and logic, he leads the story up to its marvelous and fully credible climax. (Summary by Neeru Iyer) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 14,584 (2 reviews)
|The Midnight Queen - May Agnes Fleming|
LibriVox recording of The Midnight Queen, by May Agnes Fleming. Read by Librivox volunteers. May Agnes Fleming is renowned as Canada's first best-selling novelist. She wrote 42 novels, many of which have only been published posthumely.The Midnight Queen is set in London, in the year of the plague 1665. Sir Norman Kingsley visits the soothsayer "La Masque" who shows him the vision of a beautiful young lady...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Fleming; mystery
Downloads: 15,866 (2 reviews)
|Jacqueline of Golden River - H. M. Egbert|
LibriVox recording of Jacqueline of Golden River, by H.M. Egbert. Read by Roger Melin. Jacqueline seems to have contracted a touch of amnesia, as she is found in an apartment with a dead man, and with a weapon in her hand. But she remembers nothing of any incident, remembers not her name nor where she comes from, not even why she is where she was found. She only remembers her father, and that he is in danger...
Keywords: Mystery; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 3,219 (2 reviews)
|The Life and Amours of the Beautiful, Gay and Dashing Kate Percival, the Belle of the Delaware - Kate Percival|
LibriVox recording of The Life and Amours of the Beautiful, Gay and Dashing Kate Percival, the Belle of the Delaware, by Kate Percival. This surprisingly explicit sample of Victorian erotica follows the sexual awakening and subsequent adventures of its author, Kate Percival, the "belle of the Delaware." Content warning: this one is definitely NC-17 rated. Cast: Kate Percival: Arielle Lipshaw Harry Percival: Anthony Laura: Roseanne Schmidt Clarence: Peter Yearsley Amy: Esther Cordelia: Kara Shall...
Keywords: librivox; audio; erotica
Downloads: 33,408 (2 reviews)
|Librivox's Short Story Collection 002|
Librivox's Short Story Collection 002: a collection of 10 short fictional works in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. M4B audiobook of complete book For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit Librivox.org
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; short stories; literature
Downloads: 112,752 (2 reviews)
|The Mystery of the Four Fingers - Fred M. White|
Librivox recording of The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White. Read by J. M. Smallheer. A fabulously rich gold mine in Mexico is known by the picturesque and mysterious name of The Four Fingers. It originally belonged to an Aztec tribe, and its location is known to one surviving descendant. Surprises, strange and startling, are concealed in every chapter of this completely engrossing detective story...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 8,703 (2 reviews)
|The Woman in the Alcove - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Woman in the Alcove, by Anna Katharine Green "I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest—up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate." Thus begins this mystery told by Anna Katharine Green, one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and renowned for writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.(Summary by Annise) For further information, inc...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; woman author
Downloads: 16,036 (2 reviews)
|Living on Half a Dime a Day - Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth|
LibriVox recording of Living on Half a Dime a Day, by Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth. Read by Sue Anderson. How to live on 5 cents a day! How to survive financial ruin without losing your house! How to keep to a bare bones budget and still have money left over to buy books! Tough questions! They were tough questions even in the 1870’s, when Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth penned her quirky memoir, the subtitle of which was “How a Lady, Having Lost a Sufficient Income from Government Bonds b...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; advice; monmouth; good living, memoir
Downloads: 13,933 (2 reviews)
|Dear Enemy - Jean Webster|
LibriVox recording of Dear Enemy, by Jean Webster. Dear Enemy is the sequel to Jean Webster's novel Daddy-Long-Legs. The story as presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy Abbott's college mate in Daddy-Long-Legs. Among the recipients of the letters are the president of the orphanage where Sallie is filling in until a new director can be installed, his wife (Judy Abbott of Daddy-Long-Legs), and the orphanage's doctor (to whom Sallie addresses her letters: "Dear Enemy")...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; webster; letters
Downloads: 29,457 (2 reviews)
|Deer Godchild - Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell|
LibriVox recording of Deer Godchild by Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell. A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; philosophy; psychology
Downloads: 1,864 (2 reviews)
|The Colored Cadet at West Point - Henry Ossian Flipper|
LibriVox recording of The Colored Cadet at West Point, by Henry Ossian Flipper. Read by James K. White. Henry Ossian Flipper--born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia on March 21, 1856--did not learn to read and write until just before the end of the Civil War. Once the war had ended, Flipper attended several schools showing a great aptitude for knowledge. During his freshman year at Atlanta University he applied for admittance to the United States National Military Academy at West Point...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nonfiction; military; slavery; black
Downloads: 1,747 (2 reviews)
|The Valley of Silent Men - James Oliver Curwood|
LibriVox recording of The Valley of Silent Men, by James Oliver Curwood. Subtitled: A Story of the Three River Country. James Kent has learned that he is terminally ill with perhaps only days to live, and so decides to confess to a murder and thus save an innocent man. Nobody believes his confession, particularly Marette, a mysterious girl who had shown up at Athabasca Landing only weeks before. Kent’s illness takes a turn and his death is postponed, and he sets about to find out more about th...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; audiobook; curwood; mystery; romance; murder
Downloads: 24,631 (2 reviews)